Tag Archives: gratitude

Join the Club: When it’s Time to Pay It Forward

photo source: http://community.sparknotes.com/2010/08/19/blogging-wuthering-heights-part-10 The older woman looked down into the stroller and smiled, “How old is she?” “Eight weeks,” I answered. We went on to chat about babies and sleep and 2:00 am feedings while she rang up my clothing … Continue reading

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How to Be Stronger than a Superhero

image courtesy of  http://www.emudesc.com I think it was the way he said it, or maybe it was the way it aligned with all that has been on my mind lately. But for whatever reason, the words of my pastor struck … Continue reading

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Making Your Words Matter

Picture Source: http://blogmyheartandhome.wordpress.com/tag/power-of-words “It’s Tracy, right? Do you remember me?” I didn’t recognize her at first.  Because it had been seven years, her hair was longer now, and life was so busy back then that much of it escapes me. … Continue reading

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How To Tame Your Inner Grinch

I have a confession. It’s December 19th and I have yet to find my Christmas spirit.  I’m tired and cold and my house is a mess.  My to do list is (still) long, my time is short and I have … Continue reading

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What to Do When the Well Runs Dry

Years ago, I started a gratitude journal.  I’m quite sure it was Oprah or Sarah Ban Breathnach, the author of Simple Abundance who inspired me (I couldn’t get that into the book, but appreciate it’s premise).   It lasted about two … Continue reading

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